Population information

Order name Gruiformes
Family name Rallidae
Scientific name Lewinia pectoralis Common name Lewin's Rail
Population name pectoralis
Breeding range E & SE Australia Non-breeding range
Red List Category Least Concern
Ramsar regions Oceania
Notes Genus Rallus used in Australia (Christidis & Boles 1994).

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
No conservation frameworks
Note:

Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 3 1999 1999 30,000 30,000 [R249]
WPE 4 1999 1999 30,000 30,000 [R249]
WPE 1 0 0 -1 -1
WPE 2 0 0 -1 -1
WPE 5 1999 2009 1 25,000 Best guess [S6120] [R267] [R1059]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 3 1983 1993 DEC [R249]
WPE 4 1983 1993 DEC [R249]
WPE 1 0 0 Unknown
WPE 2 0 0 Unknown
WPE 5 1998 2009 DEC Poor [R1059] [R267]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 3 2002 300
WPE 4 2006 300
WPE 1 0 -1
WPE 2 0 -1
WPE 5 2012 250

References

  • R249 - Garnett, S.T. and Crowley, G.M. 2000. The Action Plan for Australian Birds 2000. Environment Australia, Canberra.
  • R267 - Green, A.J. 1992a. The status and conservation of the White-winged Wood Duck (Cairina scutulata). IWRB Special Publication No. 17. Slimbridge, UK. 115 pp.
  • R1059 - Dutson, G. In litt. 21 March 2012b (advice regarding Pacific Islands including New Guinea).

Notes

  • S6120 - Not normally a congregatory waterbird and highly secretive, hence counts or breeding data unlikely to provide a direct basis for a population estimate. Far less often reported than Buff-banded Rail.



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